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Local Deputy Recovering in Hospital After Motorcycle Wreck

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DENISON, TX -- A local deputy is in critical condition tonight, after troopers say he crashed his motorcycle yesterday.

The wreck happened just before 4 p.m. on FM 691 in Denison.

Troopers say off duty Reserve Deputy, 49-year old William Cheek of Durant crashed into a ditch, when a car was turning in front of him, and he couldn’t slowdown in time.

Trooper say Cheek was not wearing a helmet.

Cheek, a reserve deputy in Bryan County for the last ten years, was taken to TMC with serious head injuries.

We're told, as of Wednesday night he remains in intensive care unit.  

His fellow deputies are asking the community to pray for his recovery.